Sumter County Farmers Market
City of Webster
Established in 1855, the City of Webster is the oldest municipality in Sumter County, Florida. Home of the Parson Brown Orange, one of the country's best juicing oranges, Webster gained its initial notoriety for the wealth of citrus grown in the area. In a devastating blow to the economy, the Big Freeze of 1894/95 decimated Webster's
Erected 2018 by Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Florida Scenic Highways, FDOT.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
Location. 28° 36.964′ N, 82° 3.346′ W. Marker is in Webster, Florida, in Sumter County. Marker can be reached from North Market Boulevard (State Road 471) 0.1 miles south of Northwest 6th Avenue. Marker is located on the front of the Sumter County Farmer's Market Restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 524 North Market Boulevard, Webster FL 33597, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parson Brown Orange Tree (approx. half a mile away); Pilaklikaha/Abraham's Town (approx. 3.4 miles away); On This Spot (approx. 4.9 Ft. Armstrong (approx. 5.2 miles away); Richloam General Store and Post Office (approx. 8.7 miles away); Richloam (approx. 8.7 miles away); Rumors of Riches (approx. 8.7 miles away); Sumterville (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webster.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.